Archive | September 2017

A comparative study of barberry fruits in terms of its nutritive and medicinal contents from CKNP region, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan – JBES

Barberry,Mohammad Saeed Awan, Sartaj Ali, Amjad Ali, Azhar Hussain, Mudasir Ali Qazalbash

Department of Agriculture and Food Technology, Karakorum International University Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Department of Food Technology, PMAS-UAAR, Pakistan

Key words: Barberry, antioxidants, anthocynins, carotenoids, flavonoids, phenolics berberry.


Wild berries have remained as an important part of human nutrition. They are rich in essential nutrients, (sugars, fibers, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals), health promoting phytochemicals (phenolics compounds, flavonoids, carotenoids and tannins) and minerals. Berberry spices are a valuable medicinal shrub grown in Asia and Europe. Continue reading

Potential evapotranspiration of winter wheat in the conditions of south Serbia – IJAAR

Winter wheatMiroljub Aksić, Nebojša Gudžić, Nebojša Deletić, Slaviša Stojković, Slaviša Gudžić, Jasmina Knežević

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Priština, Kopaonička, Lešak, Serbia

Key words: Winter wheat, potential evapotranspiration, irrigation, CROPWAT.


Variable climatic conditions during vegetation in our country, where precipitation vary by amount and schedule, show a very great effect on winter wheat grain yield and quality. Continue reading

Serum interleukin -1 beta in relation to cardiorespiratory fitness and anthropometry on obese and overweight women – JBES

Alinoori Fariba, Maryam Husseini Shakib, Leila Husseini

Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Alborz, Iran

Key words: Cardiorespiratory fitness, Inflammation, Anthropometry.

Cardiorespiratory fitnessAbstract

Epidemiologic studies clearly show that obesity and sedentary is associated with low physical fitness. The purpose of this study was to analyze whether cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and obesity determinants are associated with serum IL-1ß as inflammatory cytokine in women with obesity or overweight. Continue reading

Assessment of density and cultivation type on growth and yield of two cultivars of basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) – IJAAR

Ocimum basilicumMirjalili Seyed Abbas

Agriculture Jahad Institute of Technical and Vocational Higher Education, Tehran, Iran

Isfahan Agricultural Jahad Education Center, Isfahan, Iran

Key words: Basil, split plot, density, cultivar, Iran.


The genus Ocimum has up to 60 species that Ocimum basilicum L. is the most important commercially species. It is cultivated throughout the world. This species often use as vegetables and health industry such as toothpaste, due to good favorite of its oil. Continue reading

A phylogenetic analysis of Hyoscyamus L. (Solanaceae) species from Iran based on ITS and trnL-F sequence data – JBES

HyoscyamusShadi Hajrasouliha, Ali Asghar Massoumi, Taher Nejad Sattari, Seyed Mohammad Mahdi Hamdi, Iraj Mehregan

Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, P. O. Box; 13185-116, Tehran, Iran

Department of Biology, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran

Key words: Crataegus, Iran, ITS, molecular data, phylogeny.


A phylogeny of Hyoscyamus L. (Solanaceae) that represents two different subgenera (i.e Hyoscyamus subgen. Dendrotrichon SchÖnbeck-Temesy and Hyoscyamus subgen. Hyoscyamus) based on ITS and trnL-F sequence data were studied. Continue reading